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Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit | Margery Williams Bianco
About the Book

The Rabbit in the stocking isn't as expensive as the other toys: he's covered in velveteen. On Christmas Day, the Boy enjoys his new toy but then quickly forgets and neglects him. Shunned and unsure, the Velveteen Rabbit questions his worth. Should he even be called a real toy? An answer comes from his friend, the Skin Horse: "Real isn't how you are made. . . .It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real." The Velveteen Rabbit's journey through love and loneliness to become who he was really meant to be is a story that inspires us all on our own journey to Real.

The Velveteen Rabbit is a timeless tale of friendship, love, acceptance and honesty. When the world seems uncertain, Margery Williams's classic story reminds all of us what really matters.

The type in this edition has been reset to emphasize the poetry of the language and to bring out the depth of sentiment in the story. William Nicholson's 1922 illustrations, which have delighted generations of readers, are rendered in full-color just as they appeared in the original edition of The Velveteen Rabbit. Together words and pictures create a world so much like our own, and yet so delightfully magical.

46 editions First published in 1922

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The Velveteen Rabbit
2005, Health Communications
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
2005, Health Communications, Inc.
Electronic resource in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
2004, Abdo Pub.
in English
Cover of: El conejo de peluche
El conejo de peluche
2002, Vicens Vives
in Spanish - 1a ed.
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The Velveteen Rabbit
October 2001, Dalmatian Press
Board book in English
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1998, Hyperion Books for Children
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1998, Grosset & Dunlap
in English
Cover of: Velveteen Rabbit, or, how toys become real
Velveteen Rabbit, or, how toys become real
1997, Courage Books
in English - Children's classic ed.
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real
October 1997, Trafalgar Square
Hardcover in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1996, Hyperion Books for Children
in English - 1st ed.
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real
December 1995, Tide-Mark Press, Ltd.
Hardcover in English - Standard edition
Cover of: El conejito de pana, o, Cómo los juguetes se volvieron de verdad
El conejito de pana, o, Cómo los juguetes se volvieron de verdad
1995, Grosset & Dunlap
in Spanish - Ed. abreviada.
Cover of: Velveteen rabbit
Velveteen rabbit
1995, Grosset & Dunlap
Paperback in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1994, Running Press Book Publishers
in English
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Cover of: El conejo de terciopelo
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit: a classic pop-up book
1992, Troll Associates
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1991, Doubleday
Hardcover in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1991, Unicorn Pub. House
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1991, Andrews and McMeel
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1991, Creative Education
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1991, Andrews and McMeel
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1990, B. Shackman
in English
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
1989, Worthington Press
in English
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1989, Running Press
in English - A Running Press miniature ed.
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1987, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
in English - 1st HBJ ed.
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
1986, Derrydale Books, Distributed by Crown Pub.
in English
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1986, Derrydale Books, Distributed by Crown Pub.
in English
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The Velveteen Rabbit
1985, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1983, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
in English
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1983, D.R. Godine
in English - 1st ed.
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
1983, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English - 1st ed.
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
1974, Press of A. Colish
in English
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, How toys become real
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit; or, How toys become real
Cover of: The velveteen rabbit, or, how toys become real.
The velveteen rabbit, or, how toys become real.
1900 (ca 1958), Doubleday & Company, Inc.
in English

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February 23, 2019 Edited by sherryjaye Title case
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